Like Watching Paint Dry: Why Most Games Are Really Boring After the Opening Hour

Crispy Gamer writes:

"I absolutely love starting new games. There's nothing I love more than breaking them out of shrink wrap and popping them into my console for that first time. I love the opening levels of even the crummiest games. I love the flush of getting my first Achievements and/or Trophies.

These moments are like the first months of a new relationship. You're unbelievably optimistic at this point. It's all hopes and dreams, followed by more hopes. I imagine our future together, me and this game. The nights the two of us will spend together! Blissfully challenging and entertaining one another for hours, whispering sweet nothings, the glasses of zinfandel on the beach at Hedonism...

Oops. Got a little carried away there. Sorry."

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